Thursday, August 21st, 2014

With the explosion of mobile users and projected growth showing staggering numbers, it’s a great time for Google to clear the air on mobile sites. A new post published on Google’s Webmaster Central Blog clarifies several common mobile site issues and focuses on Google-bot mobile interacting with a users site….

Google is the source of nearly 97 percent of all iPhone search traffic, a combination searches via the Safari toolbar and the Google home page, plus Google’s app, according to a new report from advertising network Chitika Research. Chitika concluded that “if you consider the Google App and Safari to be different sources, Google controls the top two iPhone search engines.”…

It’s been a bit of a roller-coaster ride for Google recently and it seems the company wants to attract positive attention today, with a series of announcements that we’ll share with you here. The first one is its Caffeine indexing system that we’ve looked at in an earlier post….

Draw on a map and get results within that area….

If your NCAA March Madness brackets are as messed up as mine, you’ll need a distraction this weekend….

The move expands Yahoo!’s partnership with Telefonica’s global presence….

The real estate search engine expands mobile app access….

A couple of updates to one of the most popular mapping products….

Find out what’s in stock nearby….

A top mobile service harnesses its strengths to compete in the mobile ad space….